Suzie’s Stuffed Bread
 
 
Ingredients
  • 1 large loaf french bread
  • 2 (12 oz) packages of cream cheese
  • 2 (7 oz) cans green chiles
  • 2 (2½ oz)jars dried beef, chopped finely
  • 2 c. shredded cheddar cheese
  • ⅓ c. melted butter (optional)
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 400º
  2. Line a large baking sheet with tin foil
  3. Using a serrated knife, slice bread length-wise all the way through. Place bottom of bread on line baking sheet
  4. Using hands pull out most of the bread from the inside of the bottom piece of french bread, forming a hollowed-out boat but still leaving some of the bread around the sides and bottom for stability
  5. Mix together the next 5 ingredients well and spoon evenly into the hollowed out bottom of french loaf smoothing with a spoon evenly-
  6. Place top of french bread over the filling as a cap.
  7. Loosely tent the entire stuffed bread with a large piece of foil, kind of pressing around it with your hands down to the baking sheet
  8. Bake in preheated oven for about 45 minutes
  9. If desired melt butter and brush over top of bread about 35 minutes into the baking.Uncover the bread for the remaining 10 minutes.
  10. Remove from oven and slice with serrated knife into slices
  11. Serve with crackers if desired as well
Notes
Alternately, you can opt to hollow out and stuff both sides of the bread because there is a LOT of filling.
Nutrition Information
Calories: 1685 Fat: 152 g Saturated fat: 98 g Trans fat: 3 g Carbohydrates: 26 g Sugar: 5 g Sodium: 2954 mg Fiber: 5 g Protein: 53 g Cholesterol: 418 mg
Recipe by Dishin & Dishes at https://www.dishinanddishes.com/suzies-stuffed-bread/